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UPDATED: Off-duty FWC Officer Shot, Killed in Hendry County

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Photo courtesy: Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Investigators in a Florida county are questioning three suspects, after a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officer (FWC) was found shot to death there.

According to the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a call that someone was shot on Sunday morning.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found 30-year-old Julian Keen Jr., who was off duty at the time, dead.

The sheriff’s office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) are investigating the homicide.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, members of FWC, friends and community,” said Hendry County Sheriff Steven Whidden. “We will do everything we can to bring about justice to those guilty in his shooting death.”

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office also posted a statement on Twitter about Keen’s death, saying that he was reportedly killed while helping at the scene of a hit-and-run crash:

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office at (863) 674-0406.